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Students of SFI who staged a protest outside CBSE office in Chennai for NEET's stringent dress code were taken into police custody 

Activists of SFI (Students' Federation of India) staged a protest outside the regional office of CBSE, to stand up for the students who faced issues relating to the strict dress code before NEET exam

Published on 11th May 2017
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TN won't back down: Students, activists to conduct massive anti-NEET protests as counselling kicks off on August 24

Activists in the city say they are not backing down even after Supreme Court judgement, to hold protests from tomorrow

Published on 23rd August 2017
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ME TOO: A lawyer's initiative to name academicians guilty of sexual assault brings 58 prominent names to the list, including nine from Delhi University

While the FB initiative has gained its share of supporters, several women activists have objected to the initiative that names or accuses men without substantiation or reason

Published on 25th October 2017
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By April, TN's transgenders will be able to get government jobs under a separate quota

The Madras High Court ordered the government to frame suitable rules and also asked them to undertake a survey of transgenders across TN. Activists and transgenders are thrilled at the move

Published on 30th November 2017
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Help crowdfund this filmmaker from TISS who wants to make Dalit stories from Dalit perspectives

TISS researcher Somnath Waghmare was in the limelight for his documentary on the Bhima Koregaon battle. Now he's asking for funds for his next film on two anti-caste activists

Published on 12th March 2018
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Including curriculum on self-defence for girls in schools, colleges need of the hour: Ganta Hymavathi

In the wake of increasing attacks against minor girls in Andhra Pradesh, various child rights activists and bodies  are urging school and college to make self-defence  mandatory for every student

Published on 10th May 2018
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Yale, Princeton academics condemn attack on prof whose post criticised Vajpayee ​

Academics, sociologists, professors and various activists have come together to demand action against the attackers and ask for safer campuses

Published on 23rd August 2018
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Why State-sponsored suppression of free speech should scare every one of us

Despite the Chief Justice's observation that there needs to be a place for dissent, can it really exist when the State is throwing our constitutional rights out the window? 

Published on 31st August 2018
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The number of transwomen who go missing is more than you can imagine, say activists, as Telangana candidate disappears

Activists are working closely with the authorities including the State Election Commissioner, Rajat Kumar, to trace her as soon as possible

Published on 28th November 2018
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Govt pulls the plug on 100 crore grant for treating rare diseases like Thalassemia, Sickle-cell Anaemia, one year after announcing it

The complete shift of policy has left the families of kids with rare diseases and activists fighting for their cause in a shock

Published on 19th December 2018
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Why we need to rethink the law that's 'aiding' child marriage   

Social activists say that one of the main reasons children are married off is because mandatory education is only upto 14 making it easier for students to drop out

 

Published on 8th March 2019
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Haven't slept since then: One month on, how Mugilan's disappearance has affected TN's activists 

His fellow activists, SP Udayakumaran and Henri Tiphange speak about their friend, his disappearance and the theories that surround it

Published on 17th March 2019
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Why Karwan-e-Mohabbat could hold the answer to stopping hate crimes, lynchings in India

This group of activists have put together a veritable caravan of safety, Karwan-e-Mohabbat, and they're documenting hate crimes across the country

Published on 28th March 2019
Crime Against Children

Attacks on kids grew by 726% in 2018, more male children faced violence in the last 2 years

Activists seek stringent laws to curb attacks on children. Also, in most cases, the attacker is known to the child. People need to be educated on this aspect

Published on 3rd April 2019
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Telangana's Intermediate Education Board to take up recounting of failed students' answer papers

The BJYM activists staged a dharna in front of the Ministers' Quarters in the city protesting against the Inter results goof-up

Published on 25th April 2019

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